The Silent Danger of Deep Gum Disease

By Martha Henriques Your teeth and gums have a wide-ranging impact on your health, from your risk of Alzheimer's to diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Crowded, misaligned and riddled with cavities and inflamed gums, our teeth are infamous for their flaws. The modern human is unusual in the level of painstaking, daily intervention that we need to make sure our teeth... read more »

E-Cigarette Use Among Youth in the US: Recent Developments

By Iveta Ramonaite, Dental Tribune International Tue. 5. July 2022 The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report that e-cigarettes are the most commonly used tobacco product among US youth. In a 2021 survey, 2.06 million US middle and high school students had vaped in the past 30 days, including 320,000 middle school students and 1.72 million high... read more »

Why Men Tend To Struggle With Their Oral Health

A recent study in the Journal of Dentistry determined that males tend to have lax oral hygiene habits, see their dentist less often for routine dental care, and just generally experience worse oral health than their female counterparts. Previous studies determined that women “exhibit better oral health literacy and more positive attitudes about dental visits than men,” and were also more likely... read more »